Ampac Flexibles, the flexible packaging division of North America-based Ampac Packaging LLC, announces the availability of a new line of Flexi-Free® Child Resistant barrier overwrap film products for over-the-counter (OTC) pharmaceutical and consumer products industries. The company says that the Flexi-Free Child Resistant product line, signified by CR after the product name, can be utilized by packagers for a wide variety of overwrap applications where child resistance is required while still maintaining ease of opening by seniors. The Child Resistant products are said to be available in standard and enhanced levels of tear resistance and in standard and enhanced levels of both tear and puncture resistance. The sealant technology also provides exceptionally strong closures that still perform as required for either notch tear or scissor cut opening.
Coupled with Ampac Flexibles' expertise in 10-color, high quality graphics and barrier development capabilities, the Child Resistant product line is the ideal solution for companies packaging single-dose medicines, children's medicines and products, various pharmaceuticals, or any consumer product that demands a level of barrier, puncture resistance or child resistance. Additionally, all structures can be FDA Drug Master File (DMF) listed. The Flexi-Free CR laminations can be produced using company's solventless lamination technology which is studied to have high energy efficiency as compared to solvent-based lamination (SBL).